The Tulane Hullabaloo

In the midst of a pandemic, local music venues look for next steps

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Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor

September 2, 2020

In the age of the coronavirus, live music has begun to seem like a relic from a past life. Crowded venues filled with sweaty strangers are a nightmare from a public safety perspective, and with no idea when they will be able to open their doors again, many independent music venues are facing difficult ...

Car Seat Headrest takes Tipitina’s

Contributing photographers: Avery Anderson and Haley Soares

Avery Anderson and Haley Soares

February 28, 2019

This Tuesday, Feb. 26, Seattle-based band Car Seat Headrest drew crowds at Tipitina’s Uptown, working the audience into a frenzy with its unique blend of lo-fi indie rock. Strobing lights and incendiary guitar riffs entranced all those in attendance. The night began on an electrifying note with...

FIDLAR brings good music to Tipitina’s, fans bring mosh pits

FIDLAR's concert featured fans, hit songs and mosh pits.

Haley Soares and Avery Anderson

September 26, 2018

This Sunday, Sept. 23, Los Angeles based band FIDLAR filled Tipitina’s Uptown with the sounds of its thrashing punk rock music. Teasing songs from its currently unreleased third album, FIDLAR had the entire crowd headbanging and moshing so intensely that the barricades holding back the audience br...

Tank and the Bangas, Big Freedia to bring New Orleans sound to Tipitina’s

Big Freedia delivering a jaw-dropping performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

Julia Ferro, Associate Arcade Editor

April 25, 2018

This Friday, April 27, local New Orleans band Tank and the Bangas will take on Tipitina's Uptown with Big Freedia. Tank and the Bangas formed in 2011 after meeting at an open mic night called Liberation Lounge at BlackStar Books and Caffe. The group's New Orleans roots are present in its music style,...

Noname delivers on authenticity and soul at Tipitina’s


Chloe Christian, Contributing Reporter

November 19, 2017

In today's era of modern experimental rap, Noname covers important topics poetically and energetically. With insightful lyrics, Noname's music provokes conversation on black feminism, opportunity and the human experience. The fun and optimistic energy of her music translated onstage. On Nov. 14, Chicag...

Saint Motel proves they’re just New Orleans’ type in Tipitina’s performance

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Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

November 17, 2017

On Monday, Nov. 6, indie-pop-rock band Saint Motel took an ecstatic audience back to the '90s. In a performance bursting with youthful optimism and feel-good vibes, the Los Angeles four-piece brought charisma and passion to Tipitina's stage. Saint Motel's performance was preceded first by quirky,...

Thundercat Turns the Funk Up at Tipitina’s

Thundercat Turns the Funk Up at Tipitina's

Luke Bravo, Contributing Reporter

October 24, 2017

From the get go, the room was blanketed with layers of smoke thanks to the machines running on stage and the people lighting up cigarettes in the crowd. Every light and laser was a thick beam of color. Friday evening, people lined up outside of Tipitina’s to see Thundercat perform. Music looped overhe...

DJ Soul Sister brings funk to Tipitina’s in annual birthday bash

DJ Soul Sister brings funk to Tipitina's in annual birthday bash

Kate Parker, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017

She's the Queen of Rare Grooves, and when she throws a party, the townspeople gather. Attendees were lined up outside Tipitina's for DJ Soul Sister's 11th Annual Birthday Jam featuring DJ Jazzy Jeff last Friday night. The Birthday Jam had the feel and experience characteristic of a true New ...

Flow Tribe rocks Tipitina’s with energetic performance

Flow Tribe rocks Tipitina's with energetic performance

Quinn Burke, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017

With exceptional energy and killer covers, Flow Tribe took the stage at Tipitina's last Saturday. Technically a funk band, Flow Tribe's music covered Latin, classic rock, rap, 80s hits and everything in between. The New Orleans-based band disbanded in 2004 but came back together in the wake of Hu...

Aaron Cohen Band reaches Tipitina’s stage in Homegrown series kickoff

The band consisting of Tulane students performed as the first show for Tipitina's Homegrown Concert Series.

Bryce Berman, Contributing Reporter

September 23, 2016

On Thursday, Sept. 15, F and M Patio Bar may have been a little quieter because of Tipitina’s Homegrown Night Concert Series. The three acts of the evening were Loyola’s Epic Proportions and McKenna Alicia, followed by Tulane’s very own Aaron Cohen Band.  The event was 18+, with no cover char...

Revivalists return to Tipitina’s

Ben Shooter, Associate Arcade Editor

November 19, 2015

This weekend, nationally popular New Orleans rock group The Revivalists will be returning to its roots with not one, but two performances at Tipitina's. Friday and Saturday night will be a sort of homecoming for the band, having returned from a tour to promote its most recent album "Men Against Mountains," wh...

The Landing festival gathers local talent for funk-filled weekend

Ben Shooter, Associate Arcade Editor

September 24, 2015

In a city of music, it is easy to overlook The Landing music festival. Located at South Shore Harbor, the festival's lineup is relatively small, and the whole thing spans just one weekend — this Saturday and Sunday. For music fans, however,  The Landing manages to create its own unique atmospher...